Leadership CSR News

Domtar's Evolution Means Increased Viability for Forestry


It's an exciting time to be at Domtar and a member of the forestry community, Domtar Pulp & Paper President Mike Garcia said recently while speaking to a group of landowners and foresters at the South Carolina Forestry Association's annual meeting.

Announcing 2017 Global Pro Bono State of the Practice Benchmarking Survey, Released by PYXERA Global

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WASHINGTON, November 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Following the closing of Pro Bono Week 2017 (#celebrateprobono), PYXERA Global is pleased to announce the release of the 7th Global Pro Bono State of the Practice Benchmarking Survey, co-authored by Key Client Manager, Husna Ali-Khan and Program Coordinator, Marieka Walsh. The purpose of this survey is to help assess the state of the rapidly evolving Global Pro Bono practice across par

What Does Pro Bono Mean for Leadership Development?

Three takeaways from Taproot's Leadership Convening

At Taproot Foundation’s leadership convening Leading the Way, participants across the corporate, philanthropic, and social sector dug into how to use pro bono as a leadership development strategy. Whether it’s practicing intelligent risk-taking, increasing effective communication, or deepening an organization’s inclusivity, pro bono strengthens leaders and their organizations.

In case you missed the action, here’s a recap of the day’s key takeaways:

1. Leaders are all around us.

Insider Perspective: Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference

ABLC Next, San Francisco 16-18 October 2017

The event was called ABLC ‘Next’ because it offers participants a snapshot of the up-and-coming companies, technologies, projects and initiatives that are making waves in the bioeconomy throughout North America.

This event brought together application and platform developers, investors, policymakers, end-use customers and development partners for three days of fresh updates and rich insights into the latest technologies of the advanced bioeconomy in health, nutrition, ‘AgTech’, genetics, big data, robotics, fuels, chemicals and materials.

Final Two Weeks Before Opportunity Forward!


Only two weeks remain until the 2017 Corporate Citizenship Conference! Roll up your sleeves in collaborative working sessions, have unparalleled networking opportunities, and hear from the best in corporate citizenship. Learn more here.

Sunny Verghese Appointed as WBCSD Chair for 2018


The World Business Council for Sustainable Development today announced that Mr Sunny Verghese, Co-Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Olam International, has been appointed as the new Chair of WBCSD. Mr Verghese’s term begins on 1 January 2018 for a duration of two years.

The appointment was enacted by a vote from members at the 2017 Annual General Meeting of WBCSD, held today during the organization’s Council Meeting taking place in Mexico City.

Peninsula Clean Energy’s CEO Jan Pepper Honored as Green Power Leader of the Year by Center for Resource Solutions

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NEW YORK, October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This week Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the 17th annual Green Power Leadership Awards, which are competitive awards that recognize organizations and individuals for outstanding commitments and achievements in the green power marketplace. Peninsula Clean Energy’s CEO Jan Pepper was honored as Green Power Leader of the Year by CRS.

2017 Net Impact Conference Invites Participants to Deepen Their "Path to Purpose” in Celebration of 25th Anniversary

2,000 students and young professionals will attend the 2017 Net Impact Conference taking place in Atlanta, GA, October 26-28.
Press Release

ATLANTA, October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact, the leading global nonprofit that mobilizes the next generation to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world, will host their 2017 Net Impact Conference in Atlanta from October 26-28 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

The Net Impact Conference will gather over 2,000 students and professionals who are committed to making a lasting social and environmental impact now and throughout their careers. Featured speakers include:

Four “A-Ha” Moments From COMMIT!Forum


This week, Cone headed to the MGM National Harbor in Maryland to participate in this year's COMMIT!Forum – a two day conference focused on  the role of the corporate responsibility practitioner as companies aim to make their voices heard. The theme of the conference was "Brands Taking Stands" – certainly apropos given today's business and political environment. As the conference wraps, we're leaving with a renewed energy and commitment to the field but also a few important takeaways.

More Than 2,000 Next Generation Leaders to Descend on Atlanta at the 2017 Net Impact Conference in Atlanta October 26-28

Press Release

October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact, the leading global nonprofit that mobilizes the next generation to use their skills and careers to make a positive impact on the world, is pleased to announce more than 2,000 emerging young impact leaders will be attending the 2017 Net Impact Annual Conference in Atlanta, October 26-28.


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